Taught course

Statistics and Applied Probability

University of Nottingham · School of Mathematical Sciences

Entry requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related subject with substantial mathematical content.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society

The MSc Statistics and Applied Probability is suitable for students who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge in both statistics and applied probability.

The course offers you the opportunity to further your knowledge in both of these areas, which will be beneficial for a professional career in statistics or as a solid basis for research in statistics or applied probability.

Topics include advanced stochastic processes, queueing processes, epidemic models and reliability, as well as most of those listed for the MSc Statistics.

Key Facts:

- This maths course is informed by the work being carried out in the Statistics and Probability research group.
- The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of the largest and strongest mathematics departments in the UK, with over 50 full-time academic staff.
- In the latest independent Research Assessment Exercise, the school ranked 8th in the UK in terms of research power across the three subject areas within the School of Mathematical Sciences (pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and operational research).

For a more extensive overview, visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides more information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding. For more information, please see the Graduate School website.

There is also funding information on the School of Mathematical Sciences web pages.

For information on funding for overseas students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559